7 Things You Need to Know to be a Successful CALS Student
Classes have started, and you’re officially a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student. Here are a few tips to help you rock your first year in CALS.
How To Build Professional Confidence (And Your Resume): Research Intern Alex Burd
With her North Carolina Agricultural Research Service internship, Alex Burd had the opportunity to meet leaders of industry and accelerate the career of her dreams – but first, she had to step up to the table.
You Decide: What’s Behind the Three Top Economic Issues?
NC State University economist Dr. Mike Walden addresses three prominent issues facing the economy today, and the factors that play into them.
Economic Perspective: Hiring Over the Business Cycle
The popular adage "last hired, first fired" speaks to the hiring cycle in businesses, but does this apply equally across all levels?
Building the Great Warships: NC Timber from Colonial Times to Now
Joint research from NC State Professor Edward Kick and his University of Wisconsin colleague Adam Driscoll determined that North Carolina’s timber provided the natural capital used to build the great warships of the British Empire.
Teaching With Passion: Poultry Science Grad Student Michael Warren
Prestage Department of Poultry Science's Matthew Warren is a "dynamic, engaging student and instructor" who brings energy and enthusiasm to his work both inside and outside the classroom.
“Sticky” Tobacco Leaf Structures Aid Plant Health
Researchers in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology have shown that “sticky” hairlike structures on tobacco leaves can help attract beneficial insects.
Franklin County Horse Farm Tour Combines Demonstrations with Extension Education
N.C. Cooperative Extension delivers research-backed knowledge from the state’s land grant universities directly to the public. In this case, that means connecting the horse community with information and learning opportunities in Franklin County.
Economic Perspective: The Decline in Infrastructure
Spending on infrastructure in the U.S. has been on the decline. When did this trend start, and why is investing in infrastructure important?
Venus Flytrap Detective: Ph.D. Student Laura Hamon
Applied Ecology Ph.D. student Laura Hamon studies the pollination ecology of the Venus flytrap – including how it's so good at not eating its own pollinators.